LEVITTOWN, N.Y. – Police arrested a mother for allegedly leaving her child unattended in a car outside a Target store on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.
Juliia Medvid, 29, was charged with endangering welfare of a child after officers found her 5-year-old in a running car in the parking lot of a Target located at 3850 Hempstead Tpke., police said. When police arrived, she exited the store and told them she ” was only gone a few minutes.”
The child was released to a family friend and Medvid was placed under arrest.
She will be arraigned on Thursday in First District Court, Hempstead.